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1. Libeled Lady (1936)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A newspaper man, his ignored fiancée, and his former employee, a down on his luck reporter, hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news story into the truth in order to prevent a high-society woman from suing for libel.
2. Carousel (1956)
Approved | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Fifteen years after his death, a carousel barker is granted permission to return to Earth for one day to make amends to his widow and their daughter.
3. Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990 TV Movie)
96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
There's a crisis in Rhymeland! All the Rhymies (the characters from Nursery Rhymes) are disappearing! Gordon Goose, son of Mother Goose, and Little Bo Peep set off to find them.
5. Carnival Magic (1981)
G | 86 min | Fantasy
A magician in a carnival--who actually can read minds and levitate people and objects--works with a superintelligent chimp named Alex, who can also talk. The magician and the chimp soon ... See full summary »
8. All Hallows' Eve 2 (2015)
Unrated | 91 min | Horror
A woman finds a VHS tape on her doorstep that shows a series of gruesome tales that could be real. But the true danger is the pumpkin-faced killer that's using the tape to find his next victim.
Directors: Jesse Baget, Elias Benavidez, Andrés Borghi, Jay Holben, Mike Kochansky, James Kondelik, Jon Kondelik, Bryan Norton, Antonio Padovan, Ryan Patch, Marc Roussel | Stars: Andrea Monier, Damien Monier, Helen Rogers, Tyler Rossell
9. X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
Not Rated | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A doctor uses special eye drops to give himself x-ray vision, but the new power has disastrous consequences.
10. Fox and His Friends (1975)
Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, Romance
Working class and middle-upper class worlds come together in this interesting look at class conflict within the gay world from the German director Reiner Werner Fassbinder. Fassbinder plays... See full summary »
12. Le sourire (1994)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
After he learns that a heart attack may be imminent, Pierre Francois, an old psychiatrist, becomes physically attracted to Odile, a sensuous young woman. Odile later uses their relationship... See full summary »
Votes: 288 | Gross: $0.06M
13. Road to Rio (1947)
Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Two inept vaudevillians stow away on a Brazilian-bound ocean liner and foil a plot by a sinister hypnotist to marry off her niece to a greedy fortune hunter.
Votes: 2,646 | Gross: $4.50M
14. Dante's Inferno (1935)
Approved | 89 min | Drama
Jim Carter moves in on the McWade's carnival concession which shows scenes from Dante's "Inferno". He makes it a going concern, marrying Betty along the way. An inspector calls the ... See full summary »
15. The Unholy Three (1930)
Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
"Talkie" remake of Tod Browning's 1925 silent film. A trio of former sideshow performers double as the "Unholy Three" in a scam to nab some shiny rocks.
Approved | 76 min | Drama, Romance
Fleeing her cruel uncle and an arranged marriage Susan Lenox falls in love with a kind stranger but circumstances force her to become a woman of easy virtue.
Votes: 850 | Gross: $0.81M
17. Moonrise (1948)
Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Danny is being despised by his schoolmates because his father was accused to have killed another man and is condemned to the death penalty.
18. She Freak (1967)
Unrated | 83 min | Horror
Claire Brennen stars as a waitress who leaves the greasy-diner business for the excitement of the carnival. She quickly discovers that she despises freaks and human oddities.
19. Hello Frisco, Hello (1943)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress.
Votes: 334 | Gross: $3.40M
20. The Man in Grey (1943)
Approved | 90 min | Drama, History, Romance
After a brutish, hedonistic Marquis marries a pretty young Clarissa to act as a 'brood sow,' he begins an affair with her friend who plots to take her place.
21. When's Your Birthday? (1937)
Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Romance
Some shady characters discover that a sad sack nightclub bus boy has the ability to predict outcomes of races and other events through astrology.
22. Crustacean (2009)
92 min | Comedy, Horror
A lobster-clawed freak from a lurid sideshow wreaks a wrath of bloody horror - through a rural community so small that only two families live there - in this outrageous parody of grind ... See full summary »
24. The Wagons Roll at Night (1941)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, Romance
After local grocery clerk rescues a baby from an escaped lion, a circus owner builds him into an attraction but balks when he falls in love with his sister.
Unrated | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A young woman turns to Sherlock Holmes for protection when she's menaced by an escaped killer seeking missing treasure. However, when the woman is kidnapped, Holmes and Watson must penetrate the city's criminal underworld to find her.
29. The Last Crooked Mile (1946)
Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The notorious Jarvis gang robs a bank, one member is killed in the subsequent shootout, they ditch the getaway car, but are recognized at a roadblock as they take it on the lam and are ... See full summary »
31. The Glass Tomb (1955)
59 min | Mystery
Crowds flock to a carnival sideshow to see "The Starving Man", a heavyset man who claims he can go 70 days without eating. However, a couple of murders occur at the carnival, resulting in the police becoming involved.
33. Heldorado (1946)
Passed | 70 min | Music, Western
Heldorado is an annual parade celebrating Las Vegas as a frontier town. Roy is captain of the guards at Boulder Dam. He helps celebrate the town's anniversary while capturing racketeers involved with the local casinos.
34. Whirlpool (1934)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ... See full summary »
37. The Man on the Flying Trapeze (1934)
7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Popeye comes to ask Olive out, but finds she's gone off with the title character. Popeye goes to the circus (ringmaster Wimpy) looking for her, to find she's part of the act; an aerial battle ensues.
40. Carnival Show (1938)
10 min | Short, Music
Using the backdrop and excitement of a local carnival, this soundie short features four different and unique acts, from the fast talking carnival barker (Clyde Hager) and the singing of Jon... See full summary »
Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Carnival of Monsters: Episode One
TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The Doctor attempts to test his new dematerialisation circuit by taking Jo to Metebelis Three but instead the TARDIS arrives in the hold of a 1920s cargo ship.
Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Carnival of Monsters: Episode Three
TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The Doctor and Jo return to the Bernice to try and aid their escape but find themselves pursued by the Drashigs.
The Admiral Broadway Revue (1949– )
Series regulars include comic performs Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca, singer/actress Mary McCarty, and dancers Marge and Gower Champion.
Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Enoch, the two-faced man, an attraction at a sideshow, falls in love with a 2,000 year old mummy, eventually leading up to the conception of their bastard child, The Crypt Keeper.
Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Mild Mild West
TV-PG | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Buffalo Bill Cody pulls into town with his roadshow. Murder happens during the show and it's up to Murdoch and the team to solve it.
Mike Hammer (1958–1959)
No Business Like -----
26 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Doc Fawcett hires Mike to find the person to whom he's paying protection money. He's received letters that threaten his daughter, a high-wire acrobat, will suffer a serious, if not fatal, ... See full summary »
The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)
TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
David 'Burns' reluctantly becomes the stage manager for a carnival act and gets close to a young 'psychic' who is accused of being a jinx.